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16. You cant compare a "last poll" and one a year out
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 03:51 PM
Dec 2023

They simply don't relate.

All pollsters, even the crappy ones, will bring their poll results within the margin of error for their last polls. Watch, the polls will tighten as the election draws to a close. Happens every cycle, and the polls always end up being right at the last poll within their margin of error.

That way they can point back snd say they were right.

Go back and try again. This dog doesn't hunt. It's asleep on the porch.

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Huh? malaise Dec 2023 #1
I'd say this is good news NJCher Dec 2023 #2
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yikes NJCher Dec 2023 #4
Polls rso Dec 2023 #5
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Polls rso Dec 2023 #10
You're right Fiendish Thingy Dec 2023 #22
Yep. And with trump's legal problems and women still upset over him bragging... brush Dec 2023 #27
Another newbie posting a "we're doomed" poll. shrike3 Dec 2023 #7
Post removed Post removed Dec 2023 #8
Ticket for one? Prairie Gates Dec 2023 #9
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I love how Prairie Gates Dec 2023 #12
Someone fearless showed up? I didn't notice. shrike3 Dec 2023 #15
You obviously have spent little to no time at all on DU. shrike3 Dec 2023 #14
Nailed the last poll with 0% error AZSkiffyGeek Dec 2023 #13
Indeed it is. shrike3 Dec 2023 #17
Polls rso Dec 2023 #18
You cant compare a "last poll" and one a year out getagrip_already Dec 2023 #16
I have a hard time believing that independents edhopper Dec 2023 #19
So you're comparing last polls taken before an election senseandsensibility Dec 2023 #20
Apples to Oranges Fiendish Thingy Dec 2023 #21
Good for f**king them. For something to be really of an impact, it needs to be timely, not 1 year out. SWBTATTReg Dec 2023 #23
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Check out "Not Sure" dpibel Dec 2023 #25
Welcome to DU - Mostly. GoneOffShore Dec 2023 #26
Did they nail it a year out? Sneederbunk Dec 2023 #28
Interesting source dpibel Dec 2023 #29
This is an online poll... maptap22 Dec 2023 #30
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